Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to honey and "respiratory health through presence of antioxidant phytochemicals" (ID 1161), "the unique composition and ratio of effective substances adds energy to the human body" (ID 3188), and "it stimulates the whole metabolism and the immune system" (ID 3189) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Honey, honey comb, health claims
First published in the EFSA Journal
25 February 2010
21 December 2009
Scientific Opinion


No abstract available

Panel members at the time of adoption

Carlo Agostoni, Jean-Louis Bresson, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Albert Flynn, Ines Golly, Hannu Korhonen, Pagona Lagiou, Martinus Løvik, Rosangela Marchelli, Ambroise Martin, Bevan Moseley, Monika Neuhäuser-Berthold, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Yolanda Sanz, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Stephan Strobel, Inge Tetens, Daniel Tomé, Hendrik van Loveren, and Hans Verhagen.
Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
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EFSA Journal 2010; 8(2):1484
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